New Releases for December 2006 from Ace Records
ARTIST: JERRY COLE
CATALOGUE NUMBER: CDCHD 1122
TITLE: HOT ROD TWANGIN': THE 1960S CROWN RECORDINGS
I first encountered Jerry Cole's music, like many others, without realising it. To explain: when the original Ace-man Ted Carroll had his Friday morning stall at London's Golborne Road he had a few Crown label albums ...
ARTIST: TONY ORLANDO
CATALOGUE NUMBER: CDCHD 1137
TITLE: HALFWAY TO PARADISE: THE COMPLETE EPIC MASTERS 1961-1964
Forget pesky yellow ribbons for a minute. A good decade earlier, with his fabulous R&B-tinged voice and the finest material Al Nevins and Don Kirshner's stable of hip young Broadway-based songwriters had to offer, Tony ...
ARTIST: JOHNNIE & JOE
CATALOGUE NUMBER: CDCHD 1138
TITLE: I'LL BE SPINNING: THE J&S RECORDINGS
Ace Records released "The J&S Years" by Baby Washington & the Hearts (CDCHD 1089), and "The Clickettes Meet The Fashions" (CDCHD 1095), a set containing that dual-monikered group's complete recordings for Dice Records, ...
ARTIST: VARIOUS ARTISTS (R&B COMPILATIONS)
CATALOGUE NUMBER: CDCHD 1140
TITLE: EVEN MORE MELLOW CATS 'N' KITTENS: HOT R&B AND COOL BLUES 1945-1951
'Tis the season to be jolly once again, and that means its also time for another groovy gallop through the Modern Records archives in an attempt to bring you EVEN MORE MELLOW CATS AND KITTENS than we have already done ...
ARTIST: VARIOUS ARTISTS (ROCK AND ROLL COMPILATIONS)
CATALOGUE NUMBER: CDCHD 1142
TITLE: HOLLYWOOD ROCK'N'ROLL RECORD HOP
There are precedents. The Dave Clark Five had hits with two completely different songs called Everybody Knows. Francoise Hardy issued, in three successive years, three LPs entitled simply "Francoise Hardy". Those of you ...
ARTIST: THE MUSIC COMPANY
CATALOGUE NUMBER: CDBGPM 182
TITLE: RUBBER SOUL JAZZ
LABEL: BEAT GOES PUBLIC
Mirwood Records is remembered primarily as a soul label but it was launched as a full-scale record company that covered all the bases. Its founder, Randall Wood, had run Vee-Jay Records at the time when their deal to ...
ARTIST: THE ESCALATORS
CATALOGUE NUMBER: CDHP 017
TITLE: MOVING STAIRCASES
LABEL: BIG BEAT
The ESCALATORS rose from the ashes of perennial psychobilly heroes the Meteors, and were ex-band members Nigel Lewis and Mark Robertson's stepping stone to their next acclaimed band, the Tall Boys. One album and a ...
ARTIST: THE OLYMPICS
CATALOGUE NUMBER: CDHP 018
TITLE: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW
The OLYMPICS' SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW more than lives up to its name by bringing together faithful recuts of 6 of their early 60s R&B and Pop smashes for labels like Demon, Arvee and Duo Disc and what were then six ...
ARTIST: DONALD AUSTIN
CATALOGUE NUMBER: CDHP 016
TITLE: CRAZY LEGS
45s did not come get much more danceable in 1973 than guitarist DONALD AUSTIN's Eastbound 45 Crazy Legs. Somehow both it and its eponymously titled long-playing counterpart evaded any contact with a UK release schedule ...
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